2020-02-24 E-Edition

Rep. Hernandez: ‘Close to things going the other way’

Lawmaker addresses Second Amendment rights


MAYFIELD TWP. — Rep. Shane Hernandez, the 83rd House District representative that includes Sanilac County, was in Lapeer County last week to show his support for a resolution county officials there recently passed to make the community a Second Amendment Sanctuary county. Hernandez, R-Port Huron attended a Feb. 18 meeting of the Lapeer County Tea Party at the Mayfield Township […]

City residents urged to support broadband



BROWN CITY — City residents who are tired of low speed internet are encouraged to participate in an upcoming survey to bring broadband to town. The Brown City Council heard at its Feb. 17 meeting that Mayor Julie Miller and staff met with representatives from Agri-Valley Services (AVS) and Pigeon Telephone on Jan. 30 to discuss bringing fiberoptic broadband service […]

Report cards “A” to “D” for Sanilac schools



MIDLAND — Sanilac County schools earned mixed grades on the 2019 Michigan Context and Performance Report Card released last week by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. The “CAP” Report Card measures elementary and middle/junior high school performance across the state by adjusting average test scores for schools according to socio-economics – the percentage of students eligible for the federal […]

Students of the Week

Congressional Art Show returns to Gallery 194 from March 3-28

LAPEER — The Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer is excited to announce that Gallery 194 has been chosen to display the works submitted for the 2020 10th District Congressional Art Competition. This is the second year the gallery has been selected to host the show. This is an annual competition and an opportunity for high school artists to […]

SVSU names local students to fall semester Dean’s List

UNIVERSITY CENTER — More than 1,800 students from Saginaw Valley State University earned a spot on the fall 2019 semester Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must take at least 12 credit hours and carry a semester GPA of 3.4 or better. Local students named to the Dean’s List included: • Madison Morgan, of North […]

Brown City Elementary to host Book Fair, March 2-6

BROWN CITY — It’s Book Fair time again at Brown City Elementary School, to be held March 2-6. That week student shopping will kick off the Fair. Monday (March 2) evening ushers in the annual Family Night which is open to parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles as well as the general public. Along with the book sale, there will be […]

SVSU names President’s List students for fall 2019

UNIVERSITY CENTER — There were more than 500 students from Saginaw Valley State University whose determination and commitment to academic excellence earned them a spot on the fall 2019 semester President’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 4.0 grade point average. Locally, making the President’s List […]

SVSU students graduate during fall 2019 semester

UNIVERSITY CENTER — More than 500 students earned academic degrees from Saginaw Valley State University at the end of the fall 2019 semester. Local graduates included: • Wesley Bissett, of Peck • Thomas Gallagher, of Peck • Kyle Reynolds, of Peck • Tara Thompson, of Melvin